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9/26/2017

  Kulapat Yantrasast talks about the expansion and renovation of the Asian Art Museum as acupuncture, rather than plastic surgery. “It... More»

9/26/2017

  It's clearly a clock, as it does the all-important thing that clocks must do: It accurately tells the time. But that... More»

9/25/2017

  There’s a moment near the beginning of the second act of Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations, the... More»

8/16/2017

It’s not necessarily a pretty sight, but that mascara-running-down-your-face, snot-bubbling-up, tears-turning-to-cackling-laughter fit of hysterics... More»

8/11/2017

  Sam Shepard was mythic. Through his mind-bending and heartbreaking plays and prose, he bared his soul and swagger while... More»

8/7/2017

Green Day’s massive tour stop at the Oakland Coliseum Saturday night wasn’t a reunion or a bucket-list-check-off deal, like... More»

8/3/2017

  The Odyssey is literature’s ultimate homecoming story. For Marcus Gardley, it’s providing a literal homecoming.... More»

8/1/2017

  It’s 2017 and you haven’t seen Hamilton yet. You got locked out of scoring reasonably priced tickets online when... More»

7/28/2017

Is it art if it has not been Instagrammed? That is the philosophical question of the day, as museums, both blue-chip and otherwise, are designing... More»

7/12/2017

On one side, there’s Auguste Rodin’s classically inspired life-size nude The Age of Bronze (ca. 1875–77), the figure’s... More»

6/21/2017

  You wouldn’t go to the Louvre and not see the Mona Lisa. You wouldn’t go to the Sistine Chapel and not look up at the ceiling.... More»